Philadelphia ancient site of Manisa

Turkey is a country that has a lot of great ancient sites with tales. This is one of them;

Philadelphia was one of the most well known ancient sites in Small Asia. It was founded in Pergamon Kingdom period but it had its real fame in Roman period. Due to the festivals at the site, it was called as ” Little Athens”. The city was famous for its temples and festivals in ancient era. The public had a life that was full of fun and belief. The most outstanding building of the site was St.Jean church.

A head column in Philadelphia

Maybe you can feel the atmosphere of those days among the ruins of Philadelphia.

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